K2550 VMware 6.0 Install, Configure and Manage course – 5 days

Pris: 35.000 sek

Course Overview

This course is designed to give the day to day skills for running a VMware 6.0 environment.

Key Objectives

At the end of the course, you should meet the following objectives:
• Describe the software-defined data center
• Deploy an ESXi host and create virtual machines
• Describe vCenter Server architecture
• Deploy a vCenter Server windows instance or VMware vCenter Server™ Appliance™
• Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host
• Use the Windows client to directly manage an ESXi server
• Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere®client™ and VMware vSphere® Web Client
• Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
• Use vCenter Server to manage host storage
• Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
• Create a vApp
• Describe and use the content library
• Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
• Use VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage
• Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools
• Introduce VMware vRealize™ Operations Manager™ to identify and solve issues through analytics and alerts
• Manage VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® fault Tolerance
• Use VMware vSphere® Replication™ and VMware vSphere® Data Protection™ to replicate virtual machines and perform data recovery
• Use VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters to improve host scalability
• Use vSphere distributed switches to improve network scalability
• Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches
• Perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations

TARGET Audience

New or experienced system administrators, system engineers or system integrators who would like to join an intense hands-on pratical training.

Course Prerequisites

System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems. Understanding of concepts corresponding to VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals.

Course Outline

1. Virtual Machine Management
Use templates and cloning to deploy virtual machines
Modify and manage virtual machines
Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations
Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
Create a vApp
Introduce the various types of content libraries and how to deploy and use them
2. Data Centers
Introduce components of the software-defined data center
Describe where vSphere fits into the cloud architecture
Install and use vSphere Client
Overview and installation of ESXi
3. Resource Management and Monitoring
Introduce virtual CPU and memory concepts
Configure and manage resource pools
Describe ways of optimizing CPU and memory usage
Use vCenter Server performance graphs and alarms to monitor resource usage
Create and use alarms to report certain conditions or events
Introduce vRealize Operations Manager for data center monitoring and management
4. Creating Virtual Machines
Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files
Clone / Template virtual machines
Create and work with virtual machines
5. Sphere HA and vSphere Fault Tolerance
Explain the vSphere HA architecture
Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
Test a HA cluster
Configure, manage and test vSphere Power Management
Use vSphere HA advanced parameters
Introduce vSphere Fault Tolerance
Enable vSphere Fault Tolerance on virtual machines
Introduce vSphere Replication
Use vSphere Data Protection to back up and restore data
6. Center Server
Introduce the vCenter Server architecture
Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance
Install and use vSphere Web Client
Manage vCenter Server inventory objects and licenses
Explain the benefits of Enhanced vMotion Compatibility
Configure Enhanced vMotion Compatibility
7. Host Scalability
Describe the functions of a vSphere DRS cluster
Configure and manage a vSphere DRS cluster
Work with affinity and anti-affinity rules
Use vSphere HA and vSphere DRS together
8. Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
Describe, create, and manage standard switches
Describe and modify standard switch properties including security options
Configure virtual switch load-balancing algorithms
Create, configure, and manage vSphere distributed switches, network connections, and port groups
9. Sphere Update Manager and Host Maintenance
Use vSphere Update Manager to manage ESXi patching
Install vSphere Update Manager and the vSphere Update Manager plug-in
Create patch baselines
Use host profiles to manage ESXi configuration compliance
Scan and remediate hosts
10. Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage
Introduce storage protocols and storage device names
Discuss ESXi with iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre Channel storage
Create and manage VMware vSphere® VMFS datastores
Introduce VMware Virtual SAN™
11. Installing VMware Components
Introduce ESXi installation
Describe boot-from-SAN requirements
Introduce vCenter Server deployment options
Describe vCenter Server hardware, software, and database requirements
Discuss installation of vCenter Server Appliance and a vCenter Server instance